Dr Dennis Jensen MP

Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4156
Fax:
(02) 6277 8460

Connect with Dr Dennis Jensen MP

Email
Dennis.Jensen.MP@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/D_Jensen_MP

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Tangney, Western Australia, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016. (Liberal Party of Australia until 9.5.2016; Independent from 9.5.2016).
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Science and Innovation from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Industry, Science and Innovation from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10; Transport and Regional Services from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Education and Training from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10; Petitions from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 12.12.13 to 9.5.16).
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 29.5.06 to 17.10.07.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16; Treaties from 4.12.13 to 22.10.15.
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party Booragoon Branch from 2009.
  • Member, Liberal Party Geelong Branch 1997-2000.
  • Vice-President, Liberal Party Brand Division 2003-04.
  • Member, Liberal Party Willetton Branch 2004-09.
Personal
  • Born 28.2.1962, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BAppSc (RMIT), MSc (Melb), PhD (Monash).
  • Air traffic controller 1983-86.
  • Research scientist, CSIRO 1995-99.
  • Research scientist and defence analyst 1999-2004.
Electorate
    Description: inner metropolitan.

    Location: southern Perth; it includes the suburbs of Applecross, Alfred Cove, Ardross, Attadale, Bateman, Booragoon, Bull Creek, Canning Vale, Leeming, Melville, Mount Pleasant, Murdoch, Myaree, Parkwood, Riverton, Rossmoyne, Shelley, Willetton and Winthrop, and parts of Kardinya.

    Area: 96 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 94 809 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: light industry, retail and service industries.

    State electorates: Tangney includes parts of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorates of Alfred Cove, Bateman, Jandakot, Riverton, Southern River and Willagee.